7 Feb 2021
Calls for the National Assembly (NASS) to decline confirmation of the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate reached a crescendo, yesterday...
8 Jan 2021
Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Akwa Ibom State Government have announced the death of former CAS, Air Marshal Nsikak-Abasi Essien Eduok (rtd.).
13 Nov 2020
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has urged the House Committee on Air Force to allocate more funds to carter for the running of newly established units of the force.
7 Oct 2020
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has tasked operation ‘Kashe Mugu 2’, the air component of operation ‘Thunder Strike’ (OPTS), to intensify airstrikes against bandits and other criminal elements in Kaduna and neighbouring states.
8 Sep 2020
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has stressed the need for credible intelligence as a prerequisite for the successful prosecution of the ongoing counter-insurgency and anti-banditry operations across the country. Abubakar, who disclosed during the graduation ceremony of Young Officers' Course (Intelligence) 1/2020, at the Defence Intelligence College, Karu Abuja, said, "the…
11 Aug 2020
Nigerians in various groups have called for immediate sack of the country’s military chiefs. They made the call yesterday as President Muhammadu Buhari again met with top military leaders shortly after meeting Northeast governors in Aso Rock.
18 Jul 2020
The remains of late Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, the Nigerian Air Force’s (NAF’s) first female combat helicopter pilot, who died on 14 July 2020, will be laid to rest with full military honors at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on Thursday, 23rd of July 2020.
16 Jun 2020
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed some armed bandits’ camps and killed several of them in a forest in Katsina State, South of Birnin Kogo, along Katsina-Zamfara boundary area.
Eid El-Fitr: CAS celebrates Salah with frontline troops, charges them not to give bandits breathing space
25 May 2020
In keeping with the tradition of celebrating festive period with frontline troops to boost their morale and foster comradeship, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar yesterday, visited 213 Forward Operation Base (213 FOB), Katsina to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr with the frontline troops of Operation Hadarin Daji.
20 Mar 2020
Abubakar, who together with top officials of the NAF had a meeting with Fayemi and his team, said the visit was in continuation of the meeting the governor had with him at the Force Headquarters in Abuja last month in respect of the cargo airport.
19 Mar 2020
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has reiterated the unwavering commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to the safety and security of Nigeria and Nigerians.
31 Dec 2019
The Federal Government yesterday said it would pull the military out of hotspots in the country in 2020 and hand over security operations in those areas to the police.